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Officers

Matthew Rendle

in Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyses how the traditionally apolitical officer corps became increasingly politicized during 1917. This was evident in the creation of the Union of Republican Officers and the Soviet ... More


Men

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the soldiers in the civil war. It argues that soldiers constantly behaved better than unflattering convention predicted. Even raw troops could win praise for dogged resolution ... More


The Restoration Ethos of Libertinism

Christopher Tilmouth

in Passion's Triumph over Reason: A History of the Moral Imagination from Spenser to Rochester

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199212378
eISBN:
9780191707254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212378.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter begins by surveying various traditions which fed into Restoration libertinism, namely, Hobbism, the libertine writings of an earlier generation of cavaliers, the libertinage of France's ... More


Social Contexts of Marvell's Lyric Verse, 1646–1648

Nicholas Mcdowell

in Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the talented circle of poets who gathered under the patronage of the wealthy royalist gentleman Thomas Stanley in the aftermath of the first civil war. Returning from a ... More


Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit

Nicholas McDowell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This book is about the things which could unite, rather than divide, poets during the English Civil Wars: friendship, patronage relations, literary admiration, and anticlericalism. The central figure ... More


Richard Lovelace and the End of Court Culture, 1647–1649

Nicholas Mcdowell

in Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

Richard Lovelace is the best-known ‘Cavalier’ poet. He was a relative and close friend of Thomas Stanley; he was friends with both John Hall and Marvell. This chapter offers a revisionist ... More


English, Irish and Scots in mainland European armies

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

At the Restoration, there were limited places for Cromwellian and Cavalier veterans in the standing armies of the Three Kingdoms. Consequently, there was a considerable exodus of professional ... More


“College Basketball's Strongest League”

J. Samuel Walker

in ACC Basketball: The Story of the Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the First Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835036
eISBN:
9781469602578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869123_walker.12
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how the University of Virginia Cavaliers appeared in danger of descending from disarray into full-fledged chaos as the 1969–70 basketball season approached. The previous ... More


‘Occult Celebrity’: Boy in the public eye, February-August 1643

Mark Stoyle

in The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's Dog: Witchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898591
eISBN:
9781781384978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898591.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores how the Boy myth was developed and contested by Royalist and Parliamentarian polemicists between February 1643 and July 1644. It considers, for example, the way in which the ... More


Cabal Days

Nigel Smith

in Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112214
eISBN:
9780300168396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112214.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter narrates the events after the disappearance of Clarendon. A feeling of betrayal resounded in the Cavaliers at Clarendon's disappearance. They were also equally outraged by the clientage ... More


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